Deep Learning Basics1

This post is a jot down of some key concepts from the book “Deep Learning” by Ian Goodfellow and the “Structuring Machine Learning Projects” and “Improving Deep Neural Networks: Hyper parameter tuning, Regularization and Optimization” course by Andrew Ng.

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Moving to new homes

Moving into a new place made me discover “new emotions”, if that makes sense: you notice small things, you become a more flexible person, you understand people better (hopefully lols). Moving to a new place feels like being a child, because you learn minute things all over again, like speaking in a certain way, using the shower, using self-serve cash outs lol. And it comes with loss and nostalgia of what you’ve left behind. This post is a narrative recount of moving from

  • Beirut to Istanbul
  • Istanbul to KAUST
  • KAUST to Beirut
  • Beirut to Coventry

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[incomplete] Tricks and Treason – In the Footsteps of the Prophet

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

In this chapter, two tribes betray the Prophet and receive punishment: Banu Nadir and Banu Qurayzah. The battle of the Moat (al khandaq) occurs; despite the great danger that the Muslims were subjected to, they managed to win using smart war tactics. [The summary of this chapter is incomplete]

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